Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis bacteria) must be ingested
and it destroys the larval gut quickly. There are several
species of Bt and the sub species Bt aizawai is what is
found to be effective on wax worm larva.
There are also wild types and manufactured typed (via
recombinant DNA). Only wild types are allowed in Organic
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